Obituaries - January 28, 2014
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 10:00 AM
Gladys Josephine Boldery, 86, of Milton, Ky., died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 3, 1921, in Carroll County, Ky., to Charles Oris and Hallie Harmon May. She was a homemaker and farmed all of her life. She also hung wallpaper for many years. She was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses for more than 60 years.
She is survived by one daughter, Pamela Branco of Milton, Ky.; three brothers, Warren May of Berea, Ky., Charles May of Carrollton, Ky. and Sid May of Carroll County, Ky.; two sisters, Eva Loaring of Pleasureville, Ky. and Barbara Read of Kitty Hawk, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hayden Boldery, who died in 2013; one daughter, Janice Snyder; one son, Monty Blane Boldery; her parents; and five siblings.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Wood-Oakley Funeral Home in Milton, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.
Philip Caudill Sr.
Philip R. Caudill Sr., 77, of Lexington, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born Dec. 20, 1936, in Blackey, Ky., to Virgil and Renevae Dixon Caudill. He graduated from Dupont Manuel High School in Louisville, Ky. and earned a bachelor's degree from Berea College. He retired as chief chemical engineer and technical director for Holm Industries in Scottsburg, where he worked for 20 years. He was a member of the First Assembly of God in Madison.
He is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth E. Matthews of Scottsburg and Cheryl D. LaMar of Lexington; one son, Philip Reed Caudill Jr. of Savannah, Ga.; one brother, Dale Caudill of Greer, S.C.; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jean Caudill, who died May 20, 2001; his parents; and one brother, Billy Caudill.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Burial will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
Lance A. Jones, 49, of Madison, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Columbus Regional Hospital.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Janie Knox, 61, of Vevay, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.
Brayden Edgar Lewis, 5, of Carrollton, Ky., died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at the Home of the Innocents in Louisville, Ky.
He was born Jan. 15, 2009, in Louisville, Ky., to Ryan David Lewis and Roni Miranda Leshay O'Banion.
He is survived by his parents of Carrollton, Ky.; three brothers, Blake Jones, Trenton Jones and Kailem Lewis, all of Carrollton, Ky.; maternal grandparents, Ruby O'Banion and Ronnie O'Banion, both of Carrollton, Ky.; paternal grandparents, Debbie LaPorte of Burlington, Ky. and Randy Lewis of Carrollton, Ky.; maternal great-grandmother, Rosemary McCormick of Ghent, Ky.; and paternal great-grandmother, Clair Noble of Carrollton, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandfather, Thomas McCormick; and paternal great-grandfather, Marvin Lewis.
The funeral will be a 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Family Worship Center in Carrollton, Ky. Cremation was chosen.
Friends may call at the church Wednesday from noon until the service.
Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Dwight Richards Sr.
Dwight Eugene Richards Sr., 81, of Jefferson County, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at his son's residence in North Vernon.
He was born Nov. 9, 1932, in Switzerland County, near Bennington, to Carmine Charles and Aldean Brandon Richards. He was raised in Switzerland County and was a 1951 graduate of Vevay High School. He spent most of his life in the North Vernon and Madison communities.
He was a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion, Madison Moose Lodge 765, the Madison Eagles and the Brushy Fork Baptist Church.
He served in the Army from March 31, 1953 to March 22, 1955, rising to the rank of Sergeant during the Korean War. He received several service awards. He was united in marriage on March 20, 1959, to Ollie Owens. He later married, Myrtle Perry Johnson on April 26, 1969. He worked at Pearl Packing and later worked at Cummins Engine Company as an engine tester for 32 years. He enjoyed cars, tinkering on them, the Indy 500 and watching NASCAR. He also enjoyed watching college basketball and helping others.
He is survived by four sons, Dwight "Gene" Richards Jr. of North Vernon, Timothy Richards of Columbus, Thomas Richards of Madison and Jerry Ray of Florida; daughters: Tammy Booth of Madison, Sherrill Richards, Sheila Kidwell and Nancy Large, all of North Vernon, Charla Strasemeier of Madison and Julie Campbell of Portage; one sister, Vera Sachleben of Hixon, Tenn.; 21 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and one nephew.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Laura Hardy, who died Oct. 1, 2007; his parents; one grandson; and one nephew.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Friends may call at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and at the cemetery chapel Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to hospice or the Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
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Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Diana Lynn Ayler Smith, 59, of Madison, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at her residence.
She was born May 16, 1954, in Jefferson County, to Joseph Earl and Norma Jean Adams Ayler. She resided all of her life in Jefferson County and was a 1972 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. She was employed early in life as a teller for Home Federal then Madison First Federal banks. She then worked as a secretary for Robus Leather. She last worked as an agent for Security Insurance in Madison. She was a member of Manville Christian Church. She enjoyed working in the public and being around people. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, flowers and playing golf.
She is survived by her husband, David W. Smith, whom she married July 14, 1973; two daughters, Dana Boggs of Lexington, Ky. and Dari Ann O'Brien of Indianapolis; her mother of Madison; three brothers, Fred Ayler of Manville, George Ayler of Madison and Joe Dale Ayler of Manville; two sisters, Madeline Richardville of China and Alice Cyrus of Madison; her caregivers, Teresa Bennett and Diana Kerns; one grandson; two granddaughters; one step grandson; one step granddaughter; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by father; and one brother, Harold William "Bill" Ayler, who died Aug. 28, 2013.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at North Madison Christian Church. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery near Moorefield.
Friends may call at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the ALS Association of Kentucky, Manville Christian Church or Hospice of King's Daughters' Health. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
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